Monthly Archive

Worth Repeating: Cognition and Autism

1st January, 2010

[Source] The ASHA Leader, November 02, 2010 News In Brief
A London-based study has found that some of the cognitive weaknesses associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)—especially theory of mind—may improve for some children. Researchers assessed the executive function and central coherence of 37 children with ASD and 31 typically developing children when they were 5/6 years old and again three years later. The children with ASD exhibited the same profiles typically associated with ASD, but most of them had improved considerably in the areas of theory of mind.
See the full Article HERE

PediaStaff hires pediatric and school-based professionals nationwide for contract assignments of 2 to 12 months. We also help clinics, hospitals, schools, and home health agencies to find and hire these professionals directly. We work with Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational and Physical Therapists, School Psychologists, and others in pediatric therapy and education.


Latest Jobs